Job Summary

Contract Negotiator

  • Location:
    Durham, North Carolina
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_40268_60245099
  • Category:
    Project Manager
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temporary

Modis is looking for someone in Raleigh, NC who has the experience to carry out the below responsibilities to lead and complete large scale projects:
 
• Draft, negotiate and close a wide variety of complex procurement contracts worldwide with limited supervision in support of the Third Party Logistics (TPL) organization;
• Develop cross-functional strategies for complex contract negotiations and closure of TPL Agreements with major and often challenging vendors requiring coordination and collaboration with various internal groups within the clients organization;
• Interface with all levels of management including senior executives to successfully close contracting activity;
• Work within cross functional teams to successfully represent our clients horizontal interests.
• Identify contract risks and issues, provide solutions and/ or engage other subject matter experts to resolve any open items.
• Ensure that the final agreement terms and conditions are consistent with playbook and corporate guidelines, reflect full informed consent by stakeholders and is in the best interest of our client ;
• Affirm that the agreements are consistent with our clients policies, code of ethics and comply with business unit's objectives;
• Provide contract administration and process leadership including obtaining contract approval, electronic signature, tracking, reporting and maintaining contract records in the database to ensure they up to date and accurate;


  • You must draw upon extensive knowledge and experience of the contracting process and negotiating terms such as limits of liability, indemnification, risk of loss, and other legal and business terms as necessary to resolve issues as they arise. Some experience or familiarity with import/export/customs brokerage agreements is a plus. Candidate will actively partner with theater and client groups to achieve shared objectives. Must have proven skills and evidence of results in issue resolution, delivering immediate results with minimal management involvement.

 
Minimum Requirements:
     • 7-10 years of experience or more in reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex contracts;
     • Strong familiarity with standard contract forms including Master Agreements, Statements of Works, and PO’s;
     • Demonstrated ability to understand and successfully resolve contractual issues typically encountered in the procurement of indirect goods and services

  • Draft, negotiate and close a wide variety of complex procurement contracts worldwide with limited supervision in support of the Third Party Logistics (TPL) organization;
  • Develop cross-functional strategies for complex contract negotiations and closure of TPL Agreements with major and often challenging vendors requiring coordination and collaboration with various internal groups within the clients organization;
  • Interface with all levels of management including senior executives to successfully close contracting activity

 
 
Desired Skills:

  • Extensive contract negotiations experience & strong communicator
  • Experience working with Third Party Logistics Contracts

            * Such as brokers and ship forwarders

  • Ability to identify contracts risks and issues

 
 
 
 
 
 


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